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Maggie Yie-Quach

Family Lawyer
Family & Relationship Law
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Maggie has been practising exclusively at our top-tier Family & Relationship Law group since March 2017, after completing the firm’s Graduate Program.

Maggie seeks out challenges in her work and yearns to make valuable contributions to the work she engages in. She excels in taking a commercial and pragmatic approach to her matters in order to achieve the best and most cost-effective outcome for her clients.

Maggie has a keen interest in fostering human rights. She is also passionate about innovation as well as diversity & inclusion within the workplace, and in the wider community.

Experience

Prior to specialising in family law, Maggie worked at an international commercial law firm in Sydney. During this time, she was involved in complex litigation matters. This experience helped develop her commerciality as well as a pragmatic approach to family law matters.

Prior to joining Lander & Rogers, Maggie worked at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, Netherlands, providing legal assistance to the judges of Trial Chamber VI. Maggie also worked at the Khmer Rouge Tribunal in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, assisting international judges and legal advisers on matters of international criminal jurisprudence. Maggie's experience at the ICC and Khmer Rouge Tribunal helped develop her capacity to professionally handle very sensitive issues, as well as a greater ability to work with clients from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Maggie's interest in human rights enhances her client-focus in family law matters.

Career Highlights

Maggie's experience includes:

  • co-authoring submissions to the first major review of the Family Law Act – Review of the Family Law Act, Issues Paper, Sydney, 2 May 2018
  • presenting the 'Introduction to Legal Project Management' firm-wide presentation in April 2019
  • co-facilitating a Panel Discussion on the new Modern Slavery legislation in June 2019.

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